Addiction

The Big Issue vendor who became London’s happiest bus driver is now bringing drinking water to Africa
News

The Big Issue vendor who became London’s happiest bus driver is now bringing drinking water to Africa

Patrick Lawson, 52, sold The Big Issue for six years in central London. It set him on a remarkable journey of redemption

London to get first detox unit to help homeless people beat addiction
Housing

London to get first detox unit to help homeless people beat addiction

The new centre will open on June 14 and “plug a known gap in treatment facilities” after the London Mayor, central government and health groups joined forces

Secret Drug Addict: ‘Lockdown has been on another level’
Opinion

Secret Drug Addict: ‘Lockdown has been on another level’

People are drinking more during the pandemic as the country struggles with the stress and uncertainty. But there is help out there, writes the Secret Drug Addict.

Is there a quick fix to cure addiction?
Health

Is there a quick fix to cure addiction?

“Nobody else was quite like Sean Hughes”
Opinion

“Nobody else was quite like Sean Hughes”

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Russell Brand: Redemption, recovery and the Big Issue of addiction
Culture

Russell Brand: Redemption, recovery and the Big Issue of addiction

Mark Dempster: Let me use my experiences to help you through addiction
Opinion

Mark Dempster: Let me use my experiences to help you through addiction

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